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Section Juan First Annual Summer Retreat – Fostering Safe Spaces for Hong Kong Filipino Youths


Hong Kong-based Filipino youth group Section Juan, is excited to announce their first annual summer retreat. The event is aimed at building skills and creating safe spaces for Hong Kong-Filipino youths.

The event will be held on September 9 and 10, a Saturday and Sunday, respectively, at Bethany Lodge, Cheung Chau. It is a 2-day, 1-night retreat with breakfast and dinner included, for $300 per person.

The retreat will focus on fostering healthy relationships and addressing mental well-being. It will include a workshop on Hong Kong dating in Filipino culture and an information session on sexual health awareness. Participants will also learn strategies to manage stress and overwork effectively, tailored towards the hectic Hong Kong lifestyle. Additionally, the retreat will offer cultural immersion through traditional Filipino games and activities to deepen participants’ connection to their roots.

The retreat is for HK-Filipino youths aged 16 and above living in Hong Kong. Pre-registration is free until September 4, and final attendees will be confirmed on September 6. Currently, Section Juan has 3 sponsors and is inviting others to support the event.